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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/13/22

Applications Due07/31/24

Vacancy ID108252

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleProject Assistant, Box OHE-914/51550

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $83550 to $105472 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Education Policy

Office of Facilities Planning

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must possess, either:
1. A bachelor’s degree AND four years of full-time qualifying experience* as described below; OR
2. An associate’s degree AND six years of full-time qualifying experience* as described below.

*Qualifying Experience: Experience in any combination of:
1. The enforcement, inspection, development, or teaching of building or fire codes; OR
2. The design of buildings in a position such as a specifications writer, draftsperson, architect, or engineer.

NON-QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE: Experience performing design, construction, or inspection of bridges and/or highways; labor law, wage or health and safety inspections/investigations not primarily related to building or fire codes; experience as a firefighter where your responsibilities do not include conducting fire or building code inspections as a primary assignment; and clerical or support duties associated with fire or building code inspections are NOT considered qualifying experience.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Higher Education is seeking candidates for a Project Assistant position in the Office of Facilities Planning. Under the supervision of the Coordinator of School Facilities Services, the incumbent will coordinate with the Project Assistant, salary grade 24, in the Office of Facilities Planning to complete code review for proposed American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP-ESSER) funded projects. This Office has been given the responsibility of managing Local Educational Agencies (LEA) requests for Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funded construction projects, including but not limited to HVAC improvements and renovations for social distancing to provide additional COVID transmission mitigation for staff and students. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Manage the receipt, recording, and tracking of ESSER funded projects;
• Review bid documents for compliance with the NYS Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code as well as compliance with the Commissioner’s health and safety regulations and the Department’s Manual of Planning Standards prior to the issuance of a building permit;
• Coordinate the project review with other members of the Office involved in reviews of correlating projects;
• Review and approve contract change orders submitted for previously approved projects;
• Provide technical assistance to school districts, architects and engineers working on public school projects;
• Respond to correspondence from a wide range of individuals, including parents and school administrators; and
• Perform other duties, as assigned.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a temporary appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and/or work experience will be required at the time of interview for all candidates.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $103,405 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to ohejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OHE-914/51550) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ohejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to ohejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OHE-914/51550) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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